For World Brain Day 2016, a Call to Action for Our Aging Brains and All That Ails Them

For World Brain Day 2016, a Call to Action for Our Aging Brains and All That Ails Them
Each year on World Brain Day, July 22 the year, the World Federation of Neurology (WFN) dedicates a brain awareness campaign to a different topic. Tomorrow's will draw our attention to the aging brain — and the diseases that damage it. The campaign hopes to be a wake-up call for politicians and policy decision-makers worldwide, allowing people to realize that the burden of neurological disorders is underestimated, and not receiving either appropriate recognition or funding. These disorders range from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's to dementia and stroke. “The message we are conveying with World Brain Day is clear: The priorities in policy and funding must change. Brain health
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